Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
Loran Smith Cancer Center
Full time Day shift
JOB PURPOSE: Performs cancer registry duties related to completion of abstracts for benign and malignant processes for the cancer database in compliance with the established standards of Commission on Cancer, Georgia Cancer Registry, and the Piedmont Cancer Committee.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Completion of cancer registry course work (NCRA-Accredited Associate Degree Program) required; associates degree with completion of college-level courses in medical terminology and anatomy & physiology preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Previous registry or oncology-related experience strongly preferred.
ADDITONAL QUALIFICATIONS: CTR registration required.
Knowledge of database and record management, Microsoft Office word processing and graphics; knowledge of coding systems as required by cancer registry standards setters, including FORDS, Collaborative Staging, Multiple Primary & Histology Rules, ICD-O coding, AJCC TNM staging, SEER and EOD preferred. Strong communication skill, ability to work as a team player, and ability to work without direct supervision.
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